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from assad's government. but from his comfortable life in dallas he recently engineered his younger brother's escape. en route to their meeting he spoke of his mixed feelings of having to meet them in turkey. >> very excited to see them but at the same time i cannot take the back images that we're meeting in a foreign country, not meeting at home. >> warner: where was this? this man had been serving compulsory military duty in intelligence until his assignment changed. >> we had to flee because the regime would have forced us to fight against the people. the orders we got were to crush demonstrations by any means possible even if we had to shoot them. >> warner: this man who was teaching french felt he had to flee too. >> because my brother had escaped they might arrest and torture me to get information about him. >> warner: through the help of the u.s.--and canada-based syrian support group he got his brothers out of turkey through a network of sympathizers. those the rebellion is often described as a conflict between assad ruling sect and syria's majority sunnies, the escape of th
Nov 21, 2012 6:30pm PST
office. workers in atlanta and dallas are most likely to spend the holiday with their colleagues. tomorrow on "n.b.r.," as we mentioned earlier, we have a thanksgiving special edition. on the fiscal cliff, those big spending cuts and tax hikes set to hit the u.s. economy on january 1, we examine whether congress and the white house can strike a deal to avoid going off the cliff. so be sure to join on us, we look at the impact of the cliff on jobs, how strategies for investors, and tom talks with mark mobius, the global investing guru. that's "nightly business report" for wednesday, november 21. happy thanksgiving everyone, and hope you have a great holiday too tom. >> tom: goodnight susie, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> join us anytime at nbr.com. there, you'll find full episodes of the program, complete show transcripts and all the market stats. also follows us on our facebook page at bizrpt. and on twitter @bizrpt.